2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Knox (C)

Code LGA23670 (LGA)
People 141,408
Male 69,373
Female 72,035
Australian citizenship 126,230
People born overseas 34,862
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 504
Families 38,709
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 50,419
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Knox (C) % Australia %
Total 141,408 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 69,373 49.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 72,035 50.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 351 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 141,408 people were counted in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Knox (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,883 7.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 22,259 15.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 20,431 14.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 64,513 45.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 11,891 8.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 12,431 8.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 32,142 children aged 0-14 years and 24,322 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Knox (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 126,230 89.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 34,862 24.7 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 504 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 126,230 people were Australian citizens, 34,862 were born overseas and 504 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Knox (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60,610 55.5 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 10,664 9.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 5,454 5.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 32,540 29.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.8% were separated or divorced, 5.0% were widowed and 29.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Knox (C) % Australia %
Australia 100,706 71.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Knox (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Knox (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Knox (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 46,500 62.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 22,130 29.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,965 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,776 5.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 32,072 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 74,371 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 74,371 people aged 15 years and over in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.5% worked full-time, 29.8% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 32,072 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Knox (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Knox (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Knox (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,032 28.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 21,811 56.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 5,395 13.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 471 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 38,709 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 38,709 families were counted: of these, 28.5% were couple families without children, 56.3% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Knox (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 48,266 95.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 50,419 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 48,266 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Knox (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 43,043 89.2 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,457 5.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,091 4.3 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 279 0.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 396 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 89.2% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Knox (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19,301 40.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 19,669 40.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,688 13.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 987 2.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,615 3.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.8% were being purchased and 13.9% were rented.

Landlord type Knox (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,348 50.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 906 13.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,332 34.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 108 1.6 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 50.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Knox (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 38,124 79.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 8,057 16.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,091 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Knox (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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